Carse, Shackleton papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 1581/2/1;D Letter to Lord Shackleton, 27 May 1975 [Regarding the Fisher papers]
  • MS 1581/2/2;D Letter to Lord Shackleton, 19 August 1979 [Further, revised, recommendations, discussion of various proposals for film and TV production, envelope containing 8 photographs enclosed]
  • MS 1581/2/3;D Letter to Lord Shackleton, 9 September 1979 [Letter to accompany letters written by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton]
  • MS 1581/2/4;D Letter to Lord Shackleton, 29 June 1980 [Written after his most recent check to the Fisher papers, with several points of advice] typescript
  • MS 877;BJ Shackleton, an outline, [1969] [Outline for proposed film] 158 leaves
  • MS 1581/3/6;D List of Fisher papers, as organised and listed by Duncan Carse, 1 March 1972, typescript, 11 leaves

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence is with Sir Ernest Shackleton's son Sir Edward regarding the work being carried out by the Fishers for a biography of Ernest. Also included is an outline for a proposed film on Ernest.



Related Material

The Institute holds extensive archival collections for Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton and his Antarctic expeditions, the Institute also holds archival collections for Sir Edward Shackleton and other members of the Shackleton family.


Fisher biography